A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.93 km (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 159.4361° East, 52.3539° North, depth 66.93 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 19:26:39 / May 17, 2020 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:26:39 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009j32. Unique identifier: us70009j32.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 93 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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